Herb of the Day: Almond (Prunus Communis, P.Dulcis)

Herb of the Day: Almond (Prunus Communis, P.Dulcis)
Folk Name: Greek Nuts
Gender: Masculine
Planet: Mercury
Element: Air
Deities: Attis, Mercury, Thoth, Hermes
Powers: Money, Prosperity, Wisdom
Magickal Uses: Almonds, as well as the leaves and wood of the tree, are used in prosperity and money spells. Additionally, climbing an almond tree is said to ensure success in business ventures.
Eating almonds will cure or combat fevers as well as give the partaker wisdom. Five almonds eaten before drinking prevents intoxication.
Magickal wands are made of almond wood, for it is a plant of Air, which is the elemental ruler of the magick wand, in some traditions.
Finally, placing almonds in your pocket will lead you to treasures.
Warning: Bitter Almond is NOT for internal use.
Posted By: Lady Becky
‘May we live in peace without weeping. May our joy outline the lives we touch without ceasing. And may our love fill the world, angel wings tenderly beating.’
The Universal Heart Center

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